AHA Coding Clinic® for HCPCS - 2017 Issue 1; Ask the Editor

Methotrexate intrumuscular administration

At our facility we give Methotrexate intramuscular (IM) in the emergency department (ED) to assist with spontaneous abortion. We were looking at either CPT code 96401, Chemotherapy administration, subcutaneous or intramuscular; non hormonal anti-neoplastic, or CPT code 96372, Therapeutic, prophylactic, or diagnostic injection; subcutaneous or intramuscular.  What would the correct CPT code be in this instance? ...

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